Adolescent Health Highlight: Dating and Sexual Relationships

Research BriefSexual & Reproductive HealthOct 1 2013

This Adolescent Health Highlight presents key research findings about the prevalence of and trends in adolescents’ dating and sexual relationships; discusses dating and sexual behaviors that may put adolescents at risk for negative outcomes; examines how these behaviors vary by gender, age, and race/ethnicity; and considers individual, family, and media influences on adolescents’ sexual behaviors.